The chemicals used to grow our food and maintain our parks and playgrounds are putting our health at risk.

The food we buy should be safe to eat, and our parks and playgrounds shouldn’t be filled with chemicals that put our health at risk, especially when those risks include cancer and developmental disorders. Choosing to buy organic, gardening without pesticides, and avoiding chemical fertilizers are all important, but only collective action will stop the use of these dangerous chemicals. 

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Why give to PIRG this Earth Day?

Together, we’re making a difference on a range of issues, from curbing plastic waste, to stopping the use of toxic pesticides, to winning progress toward an electric vehicle future.

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